Francisco Goya
1746-1828, Spanish

The Prisoner
1746-1828, Spanish

This is an evocative original etching by Spanish artist Francisco Goya, also titled "The Captivity is as Barbarous as the Crime". The image size is 3 13/16 x 2 7/8 inches, c. 1810, published by the Gazettes des Beaux-Arts, printed by Delatre, Paris.


The Knife Sharpener
1746-1828, Spanish

Etching after Goya, image size: 7 3/8 x 5 3/8 inches, plate size: 9 x 7 inches, plate signed l.c., pencil signed "W Wuernle" lower left

Painting

Autumn Birches
1848-1923, American

A wonderful forest interior of birches in autumn. Oil on canvas painting, 14 x 20 inches in a deeply carved 23 x 28 inch gold frame. Signed in the lower left "W.P. Phelps."

Print

St. Augustine's and St. Faith
1857-1926, American

This 1906 etching by the American artist Joseph Pennell measures 12 x 5 inches, pencil signed, printed by the artist, 1906, cat: Worth-433, edition of probably 50.
Pennell was an important American etcher, lithographer and illustrator. Good friends with James McNeill Whistler, he and his wife co-authored his biography. Pennell was known for his continued experimentation with technique and style, producing cityscapes, landscapes and marine scenes.

Drawing

Dover Market
1915-2010, Lithuanian-American

This pencil drawing by Jack Levine measures 5 1/2 x 5 inches. It is pencil signed on the lower right. Levine was best known for his satires on modern life and political corruption. Born in South Boston into a large family, his drawing abilities were apparent at an young age. At 14 he entered a painting program at Harvard and a few years later was employed in the Works Progress Administration. His lower class childhood was often a subject of his paintings and he became known for "telling it like it is".